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Registered Nurse

Company: Wexford Health
Location: Clayton
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION: Registered NurseLOCATION: Northeast Correctional Facility -Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is a member of the Wexford family: a group of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies. - At Wexford Health Sources, Inc., our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.POSITION SUMMARY

  • Under the clinical supervision of the Director of Nursing, the incumbent is responsible for delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.
  • Also directs and guides patient teaching activities and ancillary personnel, while maintaining standards of professional nursing.
  • Utilizes electronic medical record system as applicable throughout the scope of duties and responsibilities. -
  • Assesses physical, psychological and psychosocial dimensions of patients within the healthcare unit and, as necessary, in the housing units.
  • Applies knowledge of illnesses, injuries and diseases using available resources in obtaining a health history, and in the assessment process.
  • Provides leadership to RNs, LPNs, MAs, CNAs and other nursing paraprofessionals in patient care as related to medical aspects of patient care.
  • Reviews and monitors all offenders receiving medications, as assigned and maintains charts and records.
  • Utilize therapeutic communication skills and effective interviewing techniques to elicit pertinent historical information and make appropriate referral as required.BENEFITSWexford Health offers a competitive benefits package including:
    • Performance check-ins with annual merit increase
    • Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
    • Paid holidays
    • Comprehensive health insurance through BlueCross BlueShield
    • Dental and Vision insurance
    • 401(k) retirement saving plan
    • Company-paid short-term disability
    • Healthcare and dependent care spending account
    • Continuing education optionsThe following requirements list the minimum to qualify. - An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.LICENSING: -Current, valid New Mexico Registered Nursing LicenseCERTIFICATION: -Current CPR CertificationEDUCATION: -Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. Associate's Degree required; Bachelors' Degree preferred.PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: -Minimum one (1) year of clinical experience; correctional nursing experience a plusEOE/M/F/D/V

Keywords: Wexford Health, Amarillo , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Clayton, Texas

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